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Man Critically Injured in One-Alarm House Fire in San Francisco

A man was critically injured in a one-alarm house fire Tuesday in San Francisco, fire officials said.

Firefighters responded to a call at 2:10 p.m. reporting a fire at a home on Cora Street in the city's Visitacion Valley neighborhood, according to San Francsico Fire Department spokesman Jonathan Baxter. When crews arrived, they found a man with critical injuries. He was transported to a trauma center, Baxter said.

Firefighters were working to extinguish the fire Tuesday afternoon and asked residents to avoid the area.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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